(BPT) - "From Atlantic to Pacific, gee, the traffic is terrific" ... because it's time to head home for the holidays! No matter their destination, Americans are more than twice as likely to drive as fly this year (76 percent vs. 24 percent), according to Hankook Tire's newest Gauge Index Survey.
One of the keys to keeping your car in good condition is staying up-to-date on oil changes. But how often should you change the oil? It used to be said that cars should get an oil change every 3,000 miles. While that could still be true for older vehicles and vehicles with certain conditions, newer models can wait longer.
(BPT) - Holiday season is upon us again, meaning an extra-large helping of food, family, friends and fun are in store. Unfortunately, so is the seasonal nasty weather. Be prepared for chilling temps, rain and snow that could easily put a damper on driving to holiday celebrations and shopping sprees.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) - What if your car could tell you when the road ahead is icy or the driver three vehicles ahead of you suddenly hit their brakes? It seems futuristic, but the technology is already a reality in Ohio. The largest-ever research project into connected vehicle technology is shaping the future of transportation nationwide. It allows vehicles, traffic lights, crosswalks and other infrastructure to communicate, making the roads safer and smarter.
The hustle and bustle of the holidays can be a hazard on the highway. If you're getting behind the wheel, one Mayo Clinic expert has some tips to keep you and your family safe on the road. If you're headed out on the highway this holiday season, be aware of the driving dangers.